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We Can Build Better in Advance of Tornadoes

In light of last night’s deadly tornadoes in Illinois, I am raising (again) the issue of building in tornado zones using the new, groundbreaking construction philosophy that emerged after the catastrophic Tuscaloosa, Joplin and Moore outbreaks from recent years. 622 more words

Disaster Safety

So-Called Safest Home In South Florida Up For Auction

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The safest home in South Florida – at least that’s the claim -is up for auction along with everything inside. 185 more words

Local

In Your Corner: Seniors fired up, locked out of their safe room

MOORE, Okla. – The tornado had these seniors running for their lives.

Peggy Satterwhite was really flipping out.

“These are where my house got hit in the ‘99 tornado,” she said. 371 more words

News

Safe Rooms in an Unsafe World

One of our longstanding literary ambitions has been to write a satirical novel about the modern university, something along the lines of Mary McCarthy’s “The Groves of Academe” or Kingsley Amis’ “Lucky Jim” or Tom Wolfe’s “I Am Charlotte Simmons,” but it looks as if we’ll have to abandon the project. 677 more words

Politics

USD 259 makes commitment to put a safe room in every school

WICHITA, Kansas – Across the country, we’ve seen the destruction that storms can cause for communities.

When the storms come, the damage they leave behind can be tremendous. 351 more words

News

Live from the 2015 International Builders Show – Give an Ordinary Room an Extraordinary Purpose

Last year, more than 50,000 attended the NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), and organizers are expecting an even larger turnout this week in Las Vegas for… 562 more words

Disaster Safety

How To Set Up A Safety Plan

If you want to stay in a domestic violence relationship, it is very important you have a safety plan in place if a situation arises. You must remember that your safety is most important. 401 more words